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Basani is a director of Transcend Capital and a co-founder of African Century Ventures. She has in excess of ten years of financial services experience in corporate finance, private banking and private equity. She is a non-executive director of A.T. Kearney (South Africa), African Bank and Balwin Properties. She is the founder of Get me to Graduation NPC, which is a non-profit established to fund the subsistence needs of students in the tertiary education system in South Africa. She is also a trustee of the Click Foundation, which uses innovative technology-based solutions to improve literacy and maths outcomes for learners in their foundation phase of learning. She is an admitted attorney of the High Court. She holds a B.Com and LL.B degrees from the University of Cape Town as well as an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Basani is passionate about social justice and the attainment of gender and racial equality. She is also an avid runner and enjoys reading and scuba diving.